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Ingredient Of The Day: Italian Dandelion

April 18, 2021

Italian Dandelion, aka Red Dandelion, can be prepared raw or cooked. It has a slightly bitter-tangy flavor and a tender-crunchy texture and is used as a garnish or in a soup or salad.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Pomelo

April 17, 2021

The Pomelo, or Chinese Grapefruit, is a variety of citrus with an aromatic-tart-slightly sweet flavor. Use the Pomelo segments in a salad or fruit dish and use the juice for a vinaigrette, marinade, Aïoli, or in cocktails.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Bishop’s Weed

April 15, 2021

Bishop’s Weed, aka Fish Mint, Fishwort, Goutweed, and Heartleaf, is used as an herb. It has a fishy-minty-pungent flavor and should be used sparingly for a garnish, in salad, vinaigrette, and many other dishes.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Radish Blossom

April 14, 2021

The Radish Blossom, or Radish Flower, is an edible flower with a floral-peppery-slightly spicy flavor. They are best used as a garnish but they can also be used for Risotto, salad and stir-fry.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Green Strawberry

April 13, 2021

The Green Strawberry is an unripe Strawberry that is usually used in savory cooking. They have an acidic-fruity-tart-slightly sweet flavor and can be used as is or pickled. Use for a garnish, in relish, salad, and salsa.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Fava Flower

April 12, 2021

The Fava Flower is the flower that grows on the Fava Bean plant. They are delicate and have an earthy-floral-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor and are best used as a garnish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Curly Endive

April 11, 2021

Curly Endive, aka Chicory Endive, is a green that can be used raw and cooked. It has a slightly bitter flavor and can be used in a salad or as a braising green or for a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: White Spring Onion

April 10, 2021

The White Spring Onion is milder than regular onions and the tops and bottoms are used. They have an earthy flavor and are used like regular onions in Risotto, salad, salsa, sauce, soup, and stir-fry.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Lemon Grass

April 9, 2021

Lemon Grass, or Citronella Grass, is used for seasoning dishes and it has an aromatic-citrus-tangy flavor and woody texture. Use Lemon Grass to flavor sauces, soups, stews or use in a marinade or paste, and it can also be used in cocktails.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Fava Green

April 8, 2021

The Fava Green or Fava Tendril is the green from the Fava Bean. They have a grassy-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor and crisp-tender texture. Use raw or cooked for salad, Pesto Sauce, Risotto, and a vegetable side dish.…

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